Big bronze Amoghasiddhi Buddha statue called Tian Tan Buddha with sunset sky at Po Lin Monastery Ngong Ping in Lantau Island famous tourist destination in Hong Kong China

The Gifts of Buddhism

2,500 years ago, Gautama Sakyamuni—more familiar to us as the Buddha—was not handed wisdom by an angel and was not spoken to face to

Russell M. Nelson, President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

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Pope Meets With Buddhist Monk Pope Francis met with the Supreme Buddhist Patriarch Somdej Phra Maha Muneewong of Thailand late last month, on a

Former Priest Says to Save The Church It Must ‘Abolish the Priesthood’

6 Types of Unique Garments Explained

Six Religions that have distinguishing dress codes and the symbolism behind them. It is quite difficult to identify an individual’s faith based on appearance

Pastafarians and the Jesters

To become a Catholic Priest or a Jewish Rabbi requires years of training and study. To become a Buddhist Monk one must give up

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Devotion, Video Series Celebrates Doubt in Faithful People

Interfaith interview series Devotion  examines doubts of the faithful. As a sophomore English major at Loyola Marymount University, I enrolled in World Religions. Our

Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh Moves to Thailand

Two years after suffering a stroke, Thich Nhat Hanh travels to Thailand to be closer to his homeland of Vietnam. Thich Nhat Hanh, popularly

Conan O’Brien Visits Buddhist Temple to Get Enlightened

Conan O’Brien Visits Buddhist Temple to Get Enlightened

Conan learns life at a Buddhist Temple is a little different than he imagined. We're loving this funny clip of Conan O'Brien at a

Garry Shandling Will Be Ordained As a Monk In Buddhist Funeral Service

Long-time Buddhist comedian Garry Shandling will become a monk during his Buddhist funeral service next month. The famous Larry Sanders Show star Garry Shandling

Buddhist Monk Depends On Karma And Offers Loans

Phra Subin Paneeto, a Buddhist monk  in Thailand, has been heading his own highly successful micro lending organization since the early 1990s. It is

Thich Nhat Hanh Will Return to Plum Village as Health Continues to Improve

Good news coming from has it that Thich Nhat Hanh, the revered Vietnamese Buddhist monk who was inflicted with a deadly brain hemorrhage